Travel Blogs from Latham
... to have a friend willing to come across the world just to surprise her two best friends (shout out to Alissa and also to Gabrielle, Mrs. Velasquez, and Sean). I cannot be happier that I was able to share just a small portion of my experience with them.
In my travels throughout nine different countries (yes, Vatican City is amongst that count), I not only gained insight into various diverse cultures, but, after four months, ultimately found an immense appreciation for the ...
... I am trying to remember where we saw the other servants quarters - could it have been the Gould house? There seems to be more recognition of the role the servants played in the historical sites. We were to hear and see how the Irish servant women lived in several different houses on our tour of New York.
... adjacent to the noisy, busy freeway, secured one night in a serviced pull through, turned on the air conditioners (it was warm), put on the Giants game and relaxed with some fresh caprese from our larder.
Perhaps we would have remained overnight up in the Berkshires had we found an open campsite. The Walmart in North Adams doesn't allow overnights so we moved on.
Long day but colors of fall were out in force. Now we are in Pennsylvania.
... The road winds through forested hills and the Fall foliage was just beginning to show its mettle. There are scenic lookouts at various spots and we sampled the Hairpin Turn and climbed to Whitcomb Summit (in the car, I might add). The scenery was stunning and we enjoyed a brief picnic in the warm sun. Then back into North Adams before climbing up to the highest point in Massachusets, Mt Greylock (almost 4000 ft up), with views ...
... and a basic menu offered a simple lunch option.
Back on to the I90 and onwards to Albany, then Troy. The first signs of Fall were evident, tree leaves offering a variety of leaf shades, from green to orange to red to yellow and all sorts in between. It was another Super 8 in Latham, just outside Albany, and from here we visited our first shopping mall, the Colonie Center, to stock up on basic groceries for ...
Other places to stay in Latham
681 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham | 2 star motelfrom $62